School of Graduate Studies Southern Arkansas University-Magnolia

School of Graduate Studies Southern Arkansas University-Magnolia

Magnolia, AR
student ratio
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
July 20
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
19 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Teaching Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) [Education ]
    • Business Administration Master of Business Administration (MBA) [agribusiness]
      Master of Business Administration (MBA) [social entrepreneurship]
      Master of Business Administration (MBA) [supply chain management]
    • Kinesiology Master of Education (M Ed) [coaching]
    • Gifted And Talented Master of Education (M Ed) [curriculum and instruction]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [educational administration and supervision]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [gifted and talented P-8/7-12]
      Master of Education (M Ed) [instructional specialist P-4]
    • Higher, Adult And Lifelong Education Master of Education (M Ed) [Higher Education ]
    • Student Affairs And College Counseling Master of Education (M Ed) [Student Affairs]
    • School Counseling K-12 Master of Education (M Ed) [Counselor Education ]
    • Library Media And Information Specialist Master of Education (M Ed) [Library Science ]
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA) [Public Administration]
    • Computer And Information Sciences Master of Science (MS) [cyber security and privacy]
      Master of Science (MS) [data science]
      Master of Science (MS) [information technology]
    • Agriculture Master of Science (MS) [Agricultural Sciences ]
    • Clinical And Mental Health Counseling Master of Science (MS) [Psychiatric Nursing ]
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 875
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? Yes
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some and Thesis optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


99% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 400
    • Accepted 399
    • Acceptance Rate 99
    • Enrolled 239
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $25
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline July 20th July 10th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st November 15th Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, MAT or GMAT, minimum GPA of 2.5
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1131
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1131
    • Part-time Percentage79%
    • Full-time Percentage21%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian34%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student50%


  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty67
    • Full-time Percentage54%
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAlternative certification for teachers, supervision of instruction, instructional leadership, counseling
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Graduate Studies

Southern Arkansas University-Magnolia

100 East University MSC 9276
Magnolia, AR 71753
United States

Dr. Kim Bloss

Dean, School of Graduate Studies

Phone: 870-235-4150
Fax: 870-235-5227

Mrs. Shrijana Malakar

Admissions Specialist

Phone: 870-235-4150
Fax: 870-235-5227

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